China University of Geosciences (Wuhan)


China University of Geosciences (CUG) is designated medium risk for its involvement in defence research.

CUG is subordinate to the Ministry of Education and also supervised by China’s Ministry of Land and Resources. It is actively engaged in defence research and training on geology, hosting the defence-focused Ministry of Education Key Laboratory on Geological Exploration and Evaluation. The laboratory was established in 2018, has 56 staff, and trains students in ‘military geology’. ;

CUG gained secret-level security credentials in 2009, enabling it to participate in classified defence projects.

Major defence laboratories

Noteworthy international collaborations

CUG and the University of Waterloo in Canada collaborate and run a joint undergraduate program in earth sciences. ;

Last updated 19 November 2019. Unclear about any wording? Visit the terminology page.